Tn relegated after defeat to Saurashtra | Chennai News | News Bharat

Chennai: The losing streak and Tamil Nadu’s spirited Vijay Hazare Trophy campaign came to an end on Monday, with Saurashtra and handed them a 44-run defeat in the quarter-finals at Nadiad. With the win, Saurashtra qualified for the semi-finals where they will face Karnataka on Wednesday.
Saurashtra put 293 on the board after TN won the toss and opted to field. Opener H Desai top-scored with 61 off 78 balls and half-centuries from medium batsman AV Vasavada and all-rounder Chirag Jani, put their side in a challenging tally. Left arm spinner R Sai Kishore was the pick of the TN bowlers with figures of 10-40-2.
TN’s chase got off to a shaky start for once as the in-form N Jagadeesan was dismissed for 8. Three more wickets fell cheaply and the side wobbled at 51-4 as captain Baba Indrajith (53 off 69 ) and Sai Kishore ( 74 off 92) put together a 113 run partnership. But when Indrajith fell, TN again lost wickets in a heap and were dismissed for 249 in the 48th over. Jani scalped three wickets and left-hander Dharmendrasinha Jadeja and Parth Bhut picked up two wickets each for the winning side.
Brief scores: Saurashtra 293-8 (H Desai 61, Chirag Jani 52*; Sai Kishore 2-40). Tamil Nadu 249 (Sai ​​Kishore 74, Indrajith 53; Chirag Jani 3-53, Parth Bhut 2-47). Saurashtra won by 44 points. Punjab 235 (Abhishek Sharma 109; Vidwath Kaverappa 4-40). Karnataka 238-6 (Samarth R 71; Sanvir Singh 2-28). Karnataka won by 4 wickets. Jammu and Kashmir 350-7 (Henan Nazir 124, Shubham Khajuria 120; Avinav Choudhury 2-47). Assam 354-3 (Riyan Parag 174, Rishav Das 114*). Assam won by 7 wickets.

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